Tottenham Hotspur will find out if they can compete with Europe’s elite when they take on an experienced Juventus side in the Champions League last-16 on Tuesday, according to their manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Tottenham striker Harry Kane said the ambitious London club, who move into a new stadium next season, were heading into the game with plenty of belief and he was hopeful they could take something back to Wembley for the return leg next month.
“Nobody expected us to get out of our group and so we come here with great confidence... It will be tough but hopefully we can get the job done,” he said.
Spurs defender Toby Alderweireld, who recently returned to action after a hamstring injury, did not travel with the squad after Pochettino decided to ease the Belgian back in.
“He had a massive injury and from day one we designed a plan to provide him with the best tools to recover as soon as possible and to be stronger than before,” the Spurs coach said.
“He has started to work with the team and it’s our judgement that he needs to build his fitness.”
In the other match of the day, FC Basel will look to cause an upset in the first-leg of the last 16 clash against Premier League leaders Manchester City.
Here's all you need to know about catching the Champions League matches live:
When and where are the Champions League matches between Juventus and Tottenham, FC Basel and Manchester City being played?
While Juventus host Tottenham at the Juventus Stadium in Turin, FC Basel will face Manchester City at the St Jakob Park, Basel. Both matches will be played on 14 February.
Where can I watch the Champions League matches live?
The live broadcast of the Juventus vs Tottenham will be on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD. The FC Basel vs Manchester City clash will be on Sony Six and Sony Six HD.
When will live coverage of the matches start?
The live broadcast will begin at 12.30 am IST. The matches kick off at 1.15 am IST.
Where can I follow the match online?
Live streaming of the match will be available on SonyLIV.com
With inputs from Reuters
Published Date: Feb 13, 2018 19:07 PM | Updated Date: Feb 13, 2018 19:22 PM